A study of industrial policy affecting the technological development in textiles and clothing industries in three countries: Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR) of China, Italy and the USA

Kai Chiu Ho, Chi Leung Hui, Xiaoming Tao, Kwok Wing Yeung

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Abstract

Government policy is well identified as one of externalities to influence the technological development in textiles and clothing (T&C) industry. In this paper the key constitutes of industrial policy that affects the technological development in T&C industry adopted by three selected countries, Italy, the USA and HKSAR, from 1973 to 2000 are identified. It is assumed that the trend of growth/slump of total exports of T&C products is reflected the technological development in T&C industry and therefore the total export value in these three countries from 1973 to 2000 is analysed to understand the change of industrial policy that affects the technological development in their T&C industry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-522
Number of pages40
JournalInternational Journal of Services, Technology and Management
Volume6
Issue number3-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2005

Keywords

  • Industrial policy
  • Technological change
  • Textiles and clothing (T&C) industry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Strategy and Management
  • Marketing

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